In need of a relaxing night in? We have the perfect reading list for you. This winter, curl up with a cup of cocoa and one (or all) of these best-selling novels.
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
by Jonathan Safran Foer
Nine-year-old Oskar Schell is on a mission through New York City to find the lock that fits a mysterious key belonging to his father, who died in the World Trade Center on Sept. 11. As Oskar explores New York City, he meets many interesting people, all with stories to tell and some insights into life. Told by Oskar Schell himself, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close is a journey of love and acceptance that’s sure to capture the hearts of many.
Thirteen Reasons Why
by Jay Asher
Asher’s debut novel explores the lives of Hannah Baker and Clay Jensen. Clay receives a mysterious package on his porch, full of cassette tapes recorded by Hannah, a classmate and Clay’s crush, who recently committed suicide. On the tapes, Hannah lists 13 reasons why she killed herself — and Clay is one of them. Readers spend the night with Clay as he stays up, listening to Hannah and learning more about himself than he ever imagined. Incredibly moving and eye-opening, Thirteen Reasons Why is sure to stick with readers for years to come.
Angels & Demons
by Dan Brown
The prequel to The Da Vinci Code, readers meet Professor Robert Langdon, a symbologist at Harvard. Langdon is called on to investigate the murder of a physicist, and the investigation takes on a whole new meaning when he learns the physicist is also a cardinal of the Vatican. When clues from the murder point to an ancient society, Langdon must work to catch the killer and find the ticking time bomb threatening to destroy the entire Vatican City. Fast-paced and action-packed, Angels & Demons is a must read for fans of The Da Vinci Code.